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The First 8th grade graduating class this year was top in the region on the 8th grade standardized test of Kenya. We were able to find scholarships for all of our students! This year’s candidates sat for the test and the results are now in. This is amazing. We exceeded our performance of last year and are the number one scoring school in the region by a large margin. We are not exactly sure yet ...

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I am sitting outside my office at the School and staring into the empty field… It is 5PM and very quiet except for the noise of traffic on the road. It feels strange that the academic year has come to an end after a flurry of activities. The class of 2017 has completed the National Examinations. For the last 10 months it has been like a military training camp for these learners. The teachers...

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These photos of recent computer class graduates represents a tremendous accomplishment for the Nambale Magnet School and the entire community that houses the school. The schools mission was to assist the community in lifting itself out of the abject poverty it found itself in as a result of the AIDS pandemic and other factors. The schools founder, Reverend Evalyn Wakhusama, decided to include adul...

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Some of our recent graduates are now in High School busy doing amazing things. Alpha and Jackson in the same school and were our top two learners in last year’s KCPE results. Both Alpha and Jackson are doing very well. Alpha recently attended a mentoring program for a week organized by the First Lady in Kenya. Jackson and Joy Lilian, another of the Nambale Magnet School’s top learners ...

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VIDEO – Looking back at the many milestones during the last 8 years at the Nambale Magnet School. Meet some of the learners and staff at the Nambale Magnet School. Tour the campus and see first hand all that we have achieved working together in the last 8 years. Following the great success of the Nambale Magnet School Class of 2016 where sponsored learners were among the highest in the Busia...

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Who does not enjoy being recognized for their hard work? Each year the Nambale Magnet School honors its accomplished students with awards in a number of categories. Learners look forward to the opportunity to be recognized and appreciated for their efforts. The children have reacted very positively to the acknowledgement of their hard work. Many of the sponsored learners are coming from an environ...

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The Test Results are In and Nambale Magnet Students Shine The Nambale Magnet School topped the Busia District in the Eighth grade National Test! The highest score was 421. There were 6 students with over 400 marks, 12 with 350 marks and above, the mean score is 361.9! Great job teachers, students and director of the Nambale Magnet School, Evalyn Wakhusama for her tireless efforts. An Emphasis on S...

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8th Grade Graduation – Class of 2016 The first class of students has just graduated and we here at the Cornerstone Project would like to wish all the very best to each and every one of the graduates as well as every learner still aspiring to graduate in the future. While the graduation of the first 8th grade class is monumental and cannot be diminished, it is simply a milestone and not the f...

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The Eighth Grade Class of 2016 Our eighth graders are ready to go for the Kenyan Eighth grade standardized test. They have worked very hard to prepare for these very important exams. For 8 years the Nambale Magnet School has been preparing learners for this big exam. It takes three days to complete the test but has taken years of preparation to prepare for it and it’s our belief that they wi...

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Introducing the Karibu Guest House The guest house was officially opened on June 13th, 2016 and was funded by Eve and Carey in collaboration with Cornerstone Project and the Nambale Magnet School. The guest house will host volunteers and other guests visiting the school, including students visiting from abroad and/or mission trips. UPDATE: SWV Mission Trip, New Paint for the Guest House Recently, ...

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